U City Residents Join Esse Health's Belleville Office
Esse Health Belleville Internal Medicine welcomes board-certified physicians Laura A. Crandall, D.O., F.A.C.O.I., and Erin L. Friedman, D.O., to its staff. Drs. Crandall and Friedman will begin seeing patients Sept. 5.
Crandall and Friedman will join Mark D. Irwin, M.D., Elizabeth A. Stewart, M.D., and Eldon Trame, M.D., at the office located at 2900 Frank Scott Parkway West, Suite 904, in Belleville, Ill. They are both accepting new patients and will accept most insurance carriers. Appointments can be made by calling 618-234-0640.
A St. Louis native, Crandall graduated from Andrew Taylor Still University in Kirksville, Mo., before completing her residency at St. John Detroit Riverview Hospital in Detroit. Crandall is board certified in internal medicine from the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists. She has a particular interest in health maintenance, breast cancer treatment and geriatric medicine. Crandall previously worked in graduate medical education in the St. John Health System in Detroit, as well as serving as clinical faculty for the Michigan State University School of Medicine in East Lansing, Mich.
Friedman also graduated from Andrew Taylor Still University before completing his residency at St. John Detroit Riverview Hospital and a fellowship in nephrology from the St. John Health System in Detroit. Friedman is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He has a particular interest in hypertension, electrolyte abnormalities, as well as chronic kidney disease and hemodialysis. Prior to joining Esse Health, Friedman worked in private practice as an internist and nephrologist. He also participated in graduate medical education programs as clinical faculty of Michigan State University and Wayne State University in Detroit.
Esse Health is a St. Louis-based independent physician group that strives to improve the overall well-being of its patients through patient education, lifestyle modification and prevention. With 32 locations throughout the St. Louis and Metro East area, Esse Health’s services include asthma, allergy and immunology, family medicine, internal medicine, nutrition, pediatrics, radiology and urology. Esse Health is recognized as a leader in using technology in health care and physician accountability for both quality and cost-of-care. For more information on Esse Health, visit www.essehealth.com.